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Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya's Work on Immigration & Racism in Australia

Laksiri Jayasuriya’s sons have created a website where his writings on various themes have been usefully collated and placed within the public realm in one domain. 123 more words

Life Stories

Student Portraits: Honoring Diverse Learners

If you follow education, or teach yourself, you probably are aware of all the latest trends and issues. There’s the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, … 124 more words

No Stone Unturned

Finding information in the world where you live

My sons and I are from different worlds. When I was young, I listened to radio and purchased recorded music on either 45 rpm records with one song on each side or on 12-inch “long-playing” record albums (LPs) that contained a number of songs. 785 more words

Education Policy

Policy features

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Smyth, J. (1996). Evaluation of teacher performance: move over hierarchy, here comes collegiality! In Journal of education policy, 11(2), pp. 185-196. Retrieved September 14, 2014… 6 more words


Education policy: from global to local #3

Policy text production

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The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership is a Commonwealth government company which

provides national leadership for the Australian, State and Territory Governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership (AITSL, 2012, About Us).

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Maths Conference 2014

Yesterday I attended the Maths teachers conference in Kettering. Here I intend to share some thoughts on the day, and on the workshops I attended. I won’t go into too much depth, and will come bacTo k to these topics in later posts. 1,272 more words